Tuesday, September 16, 2014

 Dr. Mojgan Arashvand has joined the staff at Marshall County Cardiology Specialists.

This week’s On The Move includes reports from Jayco, Thor Industries, Foremost Transport, Kruggel Lawton and Marshall County Cardiology.

Posted on Sept. 11, 2014 at 10:53 p.m.
 Donald Rhodes works on the Fan-Tastic vent assembly line at Atwood Mobile Products on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. An Atwood spokesman said on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 that it is too soon to know whether the company's acquisition by Dometic Global Group will result in any job cuts, but he noted Atwood does not locally produce the mobile air-conditioners and refrigerators that Dometic makes.

There are some product overlap but no immediate plans to cut jobs.

Posted on Sept. 9, 2014 at 2:32 p.m.
 Motorhomes on display at the RV/MH Hall of Fame Open House Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, are shown through the door of a toy hauler fifth wheel. The 2014 RV Open House is Sept. 16-18.

The 1,400 hotel rooms in the 13 hotels near the Indiana Toll Road and Cassopolis Street interchange have been booked for the event aimed at connecting RV dealers and manufacturers.

Posted on Sept. 9, 2014 at 7:51 a.m.
 Elkhart County Sheriffs Department is asking businesses to be alert for the thefts of this air-pollution control device, the catalytic converter, from vehicles on their properties. The parts contain valuable precious metals that thieves sell to scrapyards.
Posted on Sept. 2, 2014 at 3:32 p.m.

Police in Elkhart County are asking RV makers and transport firms to be on the lookout for thieves interested in stealing the devices that can contain valuable precious metals.

 Nexus RV in Elkhart built this van, called the Golden Roamer, for Visit South Bend-Mishawaka. It will be debuted on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 10:26 a.m.

Nexus RV of Elkhart produced the custom-built recreational vehicle to serve as a visitor center on campus.

 Construction crews are nearing completion of a new 180,000-square-foot building on Century Drive in Goshen that will house Dave Carter & Associates, an RV and manufactured housing parts distributor.
Posted on Aug. 23, 2014 at 1:46 a.m.

An Elkhart RV company is moving into a larger Goshen facility.  

 Middlebury-based Jayco Corp. will build a new 208,000-square-foot manufacturing facility to meet growing demand for this Entegra Coach, a luxury RV, the company announced Wednesday, Aug. 20.
Posted on Aug. 20, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.

The company is expanding to help meet the demand for its luxury motorhome.

 Keystone RV Company was set to request site plan approval from the Goshen Plan Commission Tuesday, Aug. 19 for a new manufacturing facility north of C.R. 40 and south of the company's current plant on Hackberry Drive.
Posted on Aug. 19, 2014 at 2:27 p.m.

The new facility would employ 400 workers but it’s unclear if those would be new jobs or transfers from other facilities. The commission approved the plans Tuesday, Aug. 19.

 This photo taken Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, shows Duncan Systems, 29391 Old U.S. 33, Elkhart, Ind., which Lippert Components recently acquired.
Posted on Aug. 19, 2014 at 8:46 a.m.

Lippert Components said the acquisition will not threaten anyone already employed at Duncan Systems Inc. 

 A construction crew prepares the ground for Dometic's doubling of its Goshen distribution center northeast of Century Drive and Kercher Road Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.
Posted on Aug. 18, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.

The company will double the size of its Goshen warehouse in an effort to keep up with demand from the recreational vehicle industry.

 Jim Petrukitas of LaPorte, Ind., checks a storage space on a travel trailer during the Midwest RV Super Show at the RV/MH Hall of Fame Thursday Aug. 7, 2014.
Posted on Aug. 7, 2014 at 6:13 p.m.

The Midwest RV Super Show runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, with $10 admission for those older than 15.

 Members of the 2014 RV/MH Hall of Fame class pose for a portrait Monday, Aug. 4 after their induction ceremony. They are, from top row, left to right, Tom Kern, Edwin Evans, Gary McDaniel and Richard King; second row left to right, Barry Cole, Bob Livingston and John Roba; bottom row left to right, Sherry Shields (widow of inductee Jim Shields), Debbie Brunoforte and Pete Orthwein.
Posted on Aug. 5, 2014 at 1:26 p.m.

The RV/MH Hall of Fame hosted its annual awards ceremony Monday night.

 U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, in the foreground, works on the headlight assembly of a Thor Motor Coach recreational vehicle at the company's Elkhart plant. The Democratic senator visited Aug. 4, 2014, as part of a series of planned stops at Indiana companies during the August Senate recess. Thor employees Andy Hygema, behind Donnelly, and Dominic Fultz, standing by the RV further back, offered assistance to the senator.
Posted on Aug. 4, 2014 at 5:43 p.m.

The senator visited as part of a series of planned stops at companies across Indiana during the August recess.